Implementation of arc flash mitigating solutions at industrial manufacturing facilities

By: Eaton Views: 3690 Downloads: 17
Whitepaper/Case Study
arc flash safety hazards

Download



This paper highlights an assortment of case studies and explains how arc flash hazards were identified, measured and mitigated at various industry facilities. Case studies will include: Compliance with IEEE 1584-2002 Guide for Performing Arc Flash Hazard Calculations along with regional workplace safety standards for a multi-site global cement manufacturer; Implementation of an Arcflash Reduction Maintenance System™ in an airlock section of a main switch room for a minerals processing plant upgrade; Investigation of an arc flash incident at a chemical processing facility; and a “Safety by Design” upgrade for the iron ore division of a global mining business. The paper will examine the plans and processes reviewed and considered, the strategy deployed to manage/reduce arc flash hazards, and then discuss lessons learned in the implementation of new systems to improve electrical workplace safety.




RELATED RESOURCES



New OSHA regulations for arc flash safety -- what ...
Eaton

OSHA has recently added a new regulation: “Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution and Electrical Protective Equipment.” This paper will outline the back ... Read more


The journey of an enterprise in a process industry ...
Eaton

This paper is a case study outlining the experience of a multisite cement producer and their experience in implementing an enterprise-wide electrical workplace safety program, ... Read more


Arc-preventative motor control centers enhance per ...
Eaton

Overview of arc-preventative motor control centers and how they enhance personal safety, protect equipment and support more reliable operations. Read more


Mining solutions help you drive continuous improve ...
Eaton

Working with Eaton can help you better manage costs, mitigate risk, protect people and equipment. Read more


Reduce risk and improve workplace safety
Eaton

Lehigh Hanson implements an enterprise-wide arc flash compliance program Read more


10 Reasons to consider LED lights for mining appli ...
Eaton

The mining industry is a competitive business with operators competing to uncover every advantage. Perhaps the biggest step forward could come from an unlikely source. Read ab ... Read more